A torchiere is a type of floor lamp which has an upturned shade, casting light onto the ceiling of a room. The light reflects off the ceiling and effectively lights the entire room. A torchiere uses either fluorescent or halogen light bulbs.
Remodeling a kitchen is a challenging, disruptive process. While it will probably take longer and cost more than you expected, careful planning and preparation is the key to a smooth kitchen remodel.
Active adult retirement communities are becoming a popular residential choice for those 55 and older. This site provides helpful information about active adult communities.
Visit this assisted living directory for information about assisted living facilities and solutions throughout the USA. The photograph on this page depicts a senior woman sitting on a sofa at an assisted-living facility.
Couches are a staple in just about every home, and there are a seemingly endless variety to choose from. When contemplating the purchase of a couch, it is important to consider your personal preferences.
A floor lamp refers to a lighting fixture fixed to the top of a stand, which is stabilized by a heavy base which rests on the floor. Floor lamps are available in a large number of types and configurations, providing maximum variety in decorating style.
Active adult retirement communities first came on the scene in the 1960s due to a growing housing demand for retirement age people who were not quite ready to go into assisted living or retirement homes.
DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid, and is present in every living thing, from bacteria to humans. This molecule was first discovered by Francis Crick and James Watson in 1962.
A patio or sunroom can add outdoor living space and charm to your home. Patios are commonly made of brick, stone, poured concrete, or pavers. Visit this site to find helpful patio ideas and supplier links.
A close-up grouping of black and silver batteries is artfully arranged on a bright white background. Batteries bring to life toys, kitchen appliances, radios, and other things we use in everyday living.
Sunlight shines on a shiny wooden floor in an empty room, while a room air conditioner keeps things cool. Hot summer days and muggy nights can be uncomfortable, which is why many people install room air conditioners.
Latest official figures show that 116,480 British nationals are registered as living in Deutschland. But while some states are scantily populated by Brits, one city in particular has seen an large recent influx from the rainy isle.
The Local. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:28:48 +0200.
The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield has returned to 3% for the first time since early 2014 and markets are clearly sensitive to higher rates. But the bigger picture is that investors are still living in a world with very low rates.
Wall Street Journal. Wed, 25 Apr 2018 10:07:31 EDT.
Biologists have advanced a new scientific frontier -- study of the aquarium microbiome -- to better understand the millions of marine microorganisms living in the water and what role they play in keeping the ecosystem healthy.
Science Daily. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:02:42 EDT.
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